SEAL will be screening an acclaimed Thai horror film, Shutter (2004). The movie centers on Tun, a photographer who begins to capture mysterious shadows and what appear to be faces in his photographs, following an accident.
We will watch The Scent of Green Papaya, a film directed by Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung in 1993. Set in Vietnam in the 1950-60s, it tells the story of Mui, a ten-year-old peasant girl who moves to Saigon to work as a household servant.
SEAL will host a Hot Pot dinner featuring authentic Southeast Asian cuisines from Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. Esther Rosbrook will lead the cooking session while students will be invited to help cook and learn.
Southeast Asia is a region of difficulty. Myanmar is beginning to emerge from its political ashes, but it has yet to fully incorporate its Muslim minority; Indonesia must confront itself if it is to properly recover from the trauma of its past; Chin...